Category: TED-Ed Innovative Educators

Students’ poetry offers beautiful and surprising perspective on pandemic

When educator Kim Preshoff asked the students in her environmental science classes to create blackout poetry for Earth Day, she was expecting some nature-inspired poems and thoughts on the state of our planet. What she got back were profound and [...]

A thank you to all of our TED-Ed educators

TED-Ed’s mission is to amplify the ideas and lessons of educators and students around the world. We do this by working closely with dedicated groups of educators, and the reach and impact of TED-Ed for learners everywhere is all thanks [...]

Meet the fourth cohort of TED-Ed Innovative Educators!

  What could education look like if every innovative voice from the classroom to the superintendent boardroom was shared and amplified globally? The fourth cohort of TED-ED Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed Team are embarking on a mission to find [...]

6 great apps to try next, recommended by and for educators

Looking to mix things up in your classroom next year? There’s an app for that! We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators to share the apps they’d like to see every educator try in 2018. Here’s what they suggest: Swift Playgrounds “Swift [...]

One way to teach empathy through STEM

Anthony Johnson is a fifth-grade science and social studies teacher at Isenberg Elementary School in Salisbury, North Carolina. He is also an Apple Distinguished Educator and TED-Ed Innovative Educator. Charity Ramsey is a fifth-grade 5th science and English teacher at Isenberg [...]

Share these 20 brilliant ideas with your favorite teachers (and everyone else)

What’s one thing that you’d like to see educators try out in 2018? We asked the TED-Ed Innovative Educators to share their favorite ideas. Here’s what they suggest: It’s 2018! Drop the double-negative zero. Let students revise until they get [...]

4 ways to cultivate empathy in the classroom

In our fast-paced, digital world, it can often feel like our students are more disconnected from one another than ever before. Four TED-Ed Innovative Educators share tips for how we can combat that by cultivating empathy in the classroom and building perspective-taking [...]